Actuarial Science

Actuarial science majors use training in mathematics and economics to solve business problems involving risk to prepare for the Actuarial Exam. You will gain a strong background in multidisciplinary and quantitative skills.

Actuarial Science Program

Program Tracks Available


Admission Deadline

Early Decision: November 15

Early Action: November 15

Early Action II: December 15

Regular Decision: February 15

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Degrees Offered



D'Amour College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Mathematics and Computer Science

Program Contact

Jessica McCready, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
508-767-7344 Testa Science Center - Room 109

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Program Curriculum


Experiential Learning

Learn the Skills Employers Seek

Faculty/Student Research

The Assumption curriculum encourages scholarly and real-world experience. With hands-on research conducted alongside faculty mentors, students gain a depth of knowledge and skills that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment.

Study Abroad

At Assumption University, the world is your classroom. Students can study and explore abroad in over 50 places from Vienna to England, South Africa, and even our own campus in historic, yet modern, Rome, Italy. Assumption’s study abroad program offers culture, history, and a living classroom for all.


Assumption starts planning for your future the day you arrive on campus. Our Career Development and Internship Center helps students secure exciting and fulfilling internships where you’ll apply knowledge obtained in the classroom in a professional setting, preparing for a future career or additional study. Assumption connects students to internship opportunities in corporations, government agencies, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, and more.

Assumption's Rome Campus

At Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, the city and the country become your classroom through daily and weekend-long excursions throughout "the eternal city" and the Italian countryside. This unique study abroad experience will enrich your academic and cultural pursuits as you walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators then enjoy delectable Italian cuisine or perhaps a cappuccino after class in a local cafe. (Did you know that your financial aid follows you to Rome?)

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First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting

Assumption University awakens in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Students are provided an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. Enlivened by the harmony of faith and reason, here, students’ minds and hearts are transformed.

Our Mission

Assumption is dedicated to providing a clear understanding of what your education will cost

We’ll help cut through the complexity of financing your education, ensuring you understand what you need, how to apply for aid, and what’s expected of you. You will be assigned a personal financial aid advisor who will guide you through the process and answer all of your financial aid-related questions.

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Career Paths

Careers and Graduate Schools

The actuarial science major prepares students for successful careers as actuaries. Most students are employed by insurance companies to manage and calculate risk upon graduation.

Career Growth

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (USBLS), the median pay for actuaries is $93,000 per year; new hires average $65,000 per year; fellows $130,000; and mature fellows $260,000. The federal agency’s job outlook for actuaries predicts growth “much faster than average” for the next seven years.

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